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Barnes & Noble CEO Steps Down

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

Barnes & Noble chief executive officer William Lynch has resigned, effective immediately, the company announced in a statement Monday. “I appreci...

WATCH: Barnes & Noble CEO Doesn't Read The Paper Books He Sells Anymore

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

It's not everyday that the CEO of a major American company say he doesn't use his company's most important product, at least in terms of how much mone...

Pay Skyrockets For Book Store Chain CEO

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The CEO of bookstore chain Barnes & Noble's compensation skyrocketed to $10 million from just $1.6 million last year, due to a hefty stock...

Priest Puncher Acquitted After Molestation Testimony

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 07.06.2012 | Crime

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A jury acquitted a man Thursday of assaulting a priest he says molested him more than three decades ago during a camping trip and ...

Church Abuse Victim Describes 'Fear' During Priest Assault

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.31.2012 | San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- William Lynch testified Friday that he punched the priest he accuses of molesting him after memories of the alleged sexual abuse c...

Woman Barred From Testifying: 'I Wanted To Get The Truth Out'

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO -- The priest accused of molesting children has "pleaded the fifth." The judge has stricken his testimony and denials of abuse from the ...

Priest Denies He Molested Man Accused Of Attacking Him

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.21.2012 | Crime

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The trial of a man accused of beating a priest that he claimed molested him decades ago was put on hold Thursday as the judge...

Man Allegedly Beat Priest He Claims Raped Him Over 35 Years Ago

AP | PAUL ELIAS and GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 08.20.2012 | Crime

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The priest at the heart of an assault trial testified Wednesday that he never molested the man accused of assaulting him. La...

eBooks Or Print?: 5 Literary Brains Weigh In On The Future Of Reading

Newsweek | Ramin Setoodeh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The transformation of the book industry has reached a tipping point. Electronic books now outsell paperbacks on Amazon, the retailer recently announce...

California Man Arrested In Revenge Beating Of Priest

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN JOSE, Calif. — A man allegedly molested three decades ago by a priest was arrested Friday on charges that he lured the clergyman to the lobb...

Is Barnes & Noble's Nook Gaining Market Share Because Publishers Like Them Better Than Amazon?

Authorlink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble's new CEO William Lynch is making rapid headway for Barnes & Noble in the e-book market. According to Crains New York, Williams has inc...

Barnes & Noble CEO On Amazon, Apple And Nook Price And Market War (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble announced an unexpected change yesterday when website President William Lynch stepped up to become the new CEO of the company. He appea...

The e-Book Wars: Is Pornography Next?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

With their proprietary software for Kindle readers only, Amazon has adapted a "we-win, you-lose," VHS vs. Betamax business model.